Lecturer or Assistant Professor in the field of Translation Studies

Nicosia (CY)
10 Apr 2018
End of advertisement period
28 May 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

The Department of English Studies at the University of Cyprus invites applications for one (1) visiting academic position at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor in the field of Translation Studies, for the Fall Semester 2018-2019 (01/09/2018 – 31/12/2018), pending final approval and funding by the University authorities, with a possibility of renewal for one more semester. 
Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in a relevant subject and have excellent command of both English and Greek. The successful candidate will be required to teach a total of three (3) courses, all of them at the BA in English Studies, as follows: 
ENG 3XX Topics in Translation Two (2) elective courses within her/his specialization, with a preference in specialized translation and/or audiovisual translation 
Monthly gross salaries according to the current legislation for these positions are: 
Visiting Academic (Assistant Professor)  €3,091.35

Visiting Academic (Lecturer)    €2,696.35 
Gross pay may vary based on fluctuations imposed by State regulations. A bonus equivalent to a percentage of the 13th monthly salary will also be awarded based on the percentage time of the year during which the candidate is employed. 
Applicants should ensure, before submitting an application, that in case they are selected they will be residing in Cyprus on a full-time basis during the employment period; submission of application implies acceptance of this condition. Furthermore, acceptance of this term must be also explicitly stated in the letter of application. 
The successful candidate selected for the position must have obtained a leave of absence (or a sabbatical) from their current University. 
Anyone wishing to apply should submit: 
I. Letter of application mentioning the rank they are applying for. II. Curriculum vitae. III. Two representative publications. IV. If they apply for the first time to the Department, applicants must request two academic referees to send letters of recommendation directly to the University; the names and addresses of these referees must be submitted with the application.  V. Recent evaluations, if available. 
The applications should be sent electronically to Lecturer Vasso Giannakopoulou, Coordinator of the Translation Section, at the email address
The deadline for receiving applications is Monday, 28th May 2018.  For more details and other information, interested individuals may contact Dr. Giannakopoulou at the above email address.